On Saturday, I stayed up all night working on a 24 hour comic with Miss Mary Bee!
She wrote the words, I drew stuff!

We holed up at the Comics Outpost for a full day of drawing, along with fellow 24hour participants Doctor Popular & Mike Hales.

What is 24 hour comic day?

put simply: 24 pages in 24 hours.
Here’s my second page (the first is the title page, and I’ll be posting that last):

Page 2

It was a departure for me. I’ve been pushing the amount of textures and collage stuff in my work for a little while,
partly influenced by the non-digital work I’ve been doing (which deserves a post one of these days)
& I did a few sketchbook/collage things digitally recently that people responded well to….
So for the challenge, I decided to really embrace that collage aesthetic and let go of illustration a little if the page or time limits called for it.

I’ll be posting this comic a page or 2 at a time over the next couple weeks.

I am both satisfied and shocked that I made it through all 24 hours, and left with 24 pages in hand.

Extra thanks to my writer, Mary Bee! I couldn’t have done it without you!

About Star St.Germain

I am a tornado disguised as a girl.

  1. Miss Elle says:

    I love the layering of text combined with the archival-style worn paper texture of the background… It’s very other-worldly, but in the most perfect way.


  2. Marie says:

    Can’t wait to see them all!

  3. So very pretty! Love the soft colours and sketchy linework. And the textures in the speech bubbles? Perfection. Looking forward to seeing more! 🙂

  4. Ekim says:

    You killed it at 24HourComicJamInsanity!!! Thanks for being there. I can’t wait to see the rest of the work.

  5. Vicki says:

    Gorgeous artwork! Can’t wait to see more!

  6. Queen Lazy says:

    Oh I like this a lot! I’m looking forward to the rest of the pages.

  7. thisisstar says:

    no, you didn’t. it’s the title page/cover & i’m showing it last.

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24 Hour Comic (Page 2)

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October 20th, 2008